Private Charters are available. To arrange a Private Charter please call

(860) 222-5037 or e-mail

Find us at the Mystic River Bridge in Downtown Mystic! Located at the dock behind S&P Oyster Co. Restaurant

1 Holmes Street, Mystic, CT 06355

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  • Ticket Sales are located on our dock and open at 10:00 AM Daily.
  • Walk-up tickets may be purchased with cash at the dock for any of our scheduled tours. 
  • Seats are issued on a first come basis.
  • Ticketed passengers must check-in with staff at the dock upon arrival. 
  • We recommend that passengers arrive for tours 20 minutes prior to departure time.
  • Passengers will be seated by our staff beginning 15 minutes before departure.


Private Charters

May & June: Open weekends only

July, August, September: Open 7 days a week

Seven 40 minute tours each day
No reservations necessary

Departing every hour from 11am - 5pm
Boarding 15 minutes before departure

​The Mystic Express does not operate on rainy days.

Enjoy a narrated forty minute cruise on
the calm and gentle waters of the historic Mystic River.


Historic Harbor Tours of Mystic


Adults $30          Teens $20           Kids $15

The Mystic Express
A Great Entertainment Value

Historic Harbor Tours of Mystic

aboard The Mystic Express

1 Holmes Street 
​Mystic, CT 06355
(860) 222-5037

Historic Harbor Tours accepts reservations for groups of six or more confirmed by e-mail or via  telephone by calling  (860) 222-5037. Group reservations are offered as a convenience for our customers. Reserved tickets must be purchased 30 minutes prior to departure. Reserved tickets not paid for 30 minutes prior to departure will be released for sale.



Welcome to Mystic and welcome aboard The Mystic Express!

Enjoy cruising the calm waters of the Mystic River aboard our 17 passenger US Coast Guard inspected sightseeing vessel, operated  by our experienced captains. On this forty minute narrated cruise, you will take in the sights of Mystic Harbor featuring: 

  - Historic Homes known as "Captain's Row"
  - The Mystic Bascule Draw Bridge
  - Tall Ships of Mystic 
  - Great Photo Opportunities & More

Historic Harbor Tours observes all Covid-19 recommendations and directives issued by : The United States Coast Guard,  CDC and State Of Connecticut Department of Health.